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What connects Taare Zameen Par, Tom Cruise

Have trouble reading? You may have something in common with Tom Cruise!

The actor is one of the celebrities diagnosed with dyslexia -- a specific learning disability that manifests primarily as a difficulty with written language, particularly with reading and spelling -- which also happens to be the main theme of Aamir Khan's upcoming film Taare Zameen Par. Aamir's directorial debut is about a boy suffering from the disorder.

While on the subject, we bring you some of the famous Hollywood celebs who are in the same boat as Aamir's young protagonist.

In the picture: Tom Cruise, winner in the category Courage, holds his trophy at the
annual Bambi Awards 2007 in Duesseldorf, Germany.

Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images

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